Our growing leaders

Our laureates from the first edition, Paulina and Krzyś, have been actively engaging with the LAS community, procuring leadership position for the next academic year.     Here’s what Paulina, who will be the Vice President of the National Honour Society, had to say: It was just last month as I was inducted into NHS, and now I have received an honor to serve as […]

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Oliwia and Julia – meet our new scholars

  Meet the second edition competition winners, Julia and Oliwia, and learn what they thought about the Cambridge cLASs application process. We are looking forward to welcoming them to Cambridge this spring!   Julia My name is Julia and I’m an IB-MYP student at Liceum Ogólnokształcące no 5 in Wrocław. I like to spend my free time learning languages, doing sports – preferably running or […]

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Final Round

The final round of the second edition of Cambridge cLASs took place on Saturday 16th December at Akademeia High School. We are very happy to announce this year’s winners! First Prize winners: Oliwia Stecko, Julia Szyszko Third Prize winner: Joanna Wiaterek Congratulations!      

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Interview tips

We realize that face-to-face interviews can be quite nerve-racking for some people, but we would like you to bear in mind that they are only one part of the selection process. To give you a better idea of the interview experience, we asked our last year’s winners – Krzysztof and Paulina, as well as the judging panel – Ola, Ania and Cezary, a couple of […]

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Tips from Cambridge cLASs scholars

We asked our last year’s scholarship winners, Krzysztof and Paulina, to share their thoughts on the application process and give some advice to prospective applicants. Here’s what they said.   What do you think was the strongest point of your application? Krzysztof: I reckon that my essay was the best part of the application. I really took care with it and did not leave anything […]

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LAS Summer

Meet Natalia, the first edition’s third prize winner! Natalia Hryszko is a student at I Liceum Ogólnokształcące im. Adama Mickiewicza in Białystok. Her biggest hobbies are reading, drawing, and crafting room decor. She loves traveling and dreams about visiting all European capitals. Natalia learns three foreign languages: English, French and German, and hopes to study architecture abroad in the future. In July, Natalia participated in a summer […]

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First week at LAS

27th August 2017   It hasn’t even been a week since Paulina and Krzyś arrived in Leysin, but they definitely have already got to experience a lot in the last couple of days! On Thursday, they had their first All School Assembly when they got to know their Faculty Families. Then, on Friday, they participated in the Berneuse Challenge, an annual hike to the peak […]

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Paulina Łajkowska

Meet Paulina who is the first prize winner of the first edition of Cambridge cLASs and will join Krzyś at Leysin American School to spend two amazing years studying in the Swiss Alps!   Paulina Łajkowska comes from Białystok, but lives in Warsaw and is a pre-IB student in II Liceum Ogólnokształcące im. Stefana Batorego. Traveling, meeting new people and learning languages are passions that […]

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Krzyś Macierzanka

Meet Krzyś, one of our first prize winners, and read his reflections on the application process!     Krzysztof Macierzanka lives in Gdańsk and is currently studying at Gdańskie Liceum Autonomiczne. He plays piano, is an avid skier, and loves reading crime and detective fiction. Academically, he is particularly interested in genetics and cytology. Krzysztof received the President of Gdańsk Scholarship for the 2015/16 academic […]

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